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Local artist recounts battle against pornography

His son showed him how to trust God and seek forgiveness through the sacrament of confession By Josh Tng The B.C. Cath

Make stopping violent porn a public health issue: American expert

Studies on its effects have been done in many countries By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Cordelia Anderson,

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Archbishop says God invented liturgy

About 200 attend conference on 'making every Sunday matter' By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic PORT COQUITLAM

Senate must give Transgender Bill C-16 a thorough vetting: Senator Plett

'Political correctness authoritarians have narrowed the scope of acceptable thought and discourse,' politician says By

Pair encourages couples to understand fertility

Billings practitioners Lisa and Dominic Price find natural family planning strengthens their marriage By Agnieszka Kraw

Local

Mission to Seafarers active at Christmas

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Chaplains to bring gifts to sailors The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sailors smile after being given presents on Christmas eve in 2012 in English Bay during a Mission to Seafarers event. BCC File Photo. In...
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Duo reflects on WYD performance

Monday, 28 November 2016
Their dance routine incorporated mercy and Canadian artists By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Surrey Caption: Abby Zaporteza and Celine Diaz show their moves during the post-WYD event, No Greater Love, in Surrey. The pair...
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New film looks at pornography addiction

Sunday, 27 November 2016
Filmmakers support plan to study negative public health effects By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Jared and Michelle Brock Two activists have released a new documentary aiming to expose the prevalence and danger of...
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Op-Ed

Doctor Strange brings comic book to impressive life

- Friday, 02 December 2016

Science fiction encompasses other genres by Alan Charlton Disney/Paramount/CNS Two films in current release, both of them essentially science fiction, show that entirely different approaches can be taken to similar genres. DOCTOR STRANGE follows a perhaps all too familiar line: a comic book hero, having gone through a life-changing experience, finds himself in conflict with a force of evil. This is just like a...
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Catholics can soak up much of Scripture through Liturgy

- Thursday, 01 December 2016

Bible helps us develop a personal relationship with God by Julie VanSpall When I was in university I joined a small prayer group with some other Christian friends. As it turned out, I was the only Catholic in the group, and I have to admit that I felt sheepish: my Bible recall was poor. While I was familiar with both the Old...
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Canadian

Greek Orthodox father loses religious freedom and parental rights case

Thursday, 01 December 2016
Man wanted to protect his two children from indoctrination By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) An Orthodox Christian father has lost a religious freedom and parental rights case before the Ontario Superior Court. On Nov. 23,...
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Michel MacDonald named new director of COLF

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Michele Boulva is retiring from the position after 12 years By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Michele Boulva. The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) board has appointed Michel MacDonald the agency's new director. MacDonald...
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Ottawa's new vocations director forms discernment group

Tuesday, 29 November 2016
He's beating the bushes, not beating around the bush By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Father Pierre Champoux, the new Ottawa archdiocese's vocations director, takes a selfie with the eight men who showed up...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...
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